Max Sherman

Max Sherman
Affiliate
Senior Advisor

Max Sherman is a retired Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with over 30 years of experience in building physics. He has a Ph.D. in physics from Berkeley and is an international expert in air leakage, HVAC, indoor air quality, infiltration, moisture, energy efficiency, and related topics. He is a well-regarded member of ASHRAE having served on the Board of Directors and many technical positions and is currently a Distinguished Lecturer; he is a recipient of ASHRAE’s Exceptional Service Award and ASHRAE’s highest technical award as a Holladay Distinguished Fellow. He has also been elected a Fellow of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ). He represents the United States on International Energy Agency tasks such as the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center. He serves on national and international committees and editorial boards and does outside consulting.

Publications

2008

Sherman, Max H. On The Valuation of Infiltration towards Meeting Residential Ventilation Needs. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-1031E.
Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. "Air Distribution Effectiveness for Different Mechanical Ventilation Systems." International Journal of Ventilation 6 (2008) 307-314. LBNL-62700.
Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Energy implications of meeting ASHRAE Standard 62.2." ASHRAE Transactions 114 (2008) 505-516. LBNL-62446.
Sherman, Max H. Summary of Workshop: Barriers to Energy Efficient Residential Ventilation. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-41E.

2007

Walker, Iain S, and Max H Sherman. "Humidity Implications for Meeting Residential Ventilation Requirements." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II–Practices III–A. LBNL-62182.
Russell, Marion L, Max H Sherman, and Armin F Rudd. "Review of Residential Ventilation Technologies." HVAC&R Research 13.2 (2007) 325-348. LBNL-57730.
Sherman, Max H, and Jennifer A McWilliams. "Air Leakage of U.S. Homes: Model Prediction." Buildings X Conference - Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings 2007: Air Tightness II-Practices III-A. LBNL-62078.
Sherman, Max H, and Iain S Walker. Energy impact of residential ventilation norms in the United States. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-62341.

2006

Sherman, Max H. "Efficacy of Intermittent Ventilation for Providing Acceptable Indoor Air Quality." ASHRAE Transactions 111.1 (2006) 93-101. LBNL-56292.

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